Celebrating the 4th of July with family & friends typically centers around food, fun and especially fireworks! However, that fun can quickly dissipate when something goes wrong. Over 9,300 injuries were caused by fireworks in 2015, with 45% of those injuries occurring in children under the age of 14. 

Click here for some great firework safety tips to help keep you and your family safe this 4th of July! 
Ask Dr. Tisdel - What is a Bunion? 
"Many people think a bunion is a simple bone prominence by the big toe. Actually, a bunion can be a progressive deformity of bones and joints. These mal-aligned structures can cause a painful “bump,” but can also cause functional problems, leading to other regions of foot pain. Treating a “simple” bunion may not be so simple!"  
-Christopher Tisdel, MD

An orthopedic surgeon, especially a foot and ankle specialist, would be best trained to correct a bunion, achieving lasting improvements in pain relief and function. Please visit online or call (248) 335-2977 and make an appointment with Dr. Christopher Tisdel, fellowship trained foot and ankle surgeon.
 

Employee Spotlight: 
Meet Jessica Kapoor

Patient Care Coordinator

What is your role in the office? 
Having always been one with strong attention to detail and intuitiveness to patient needs, my position as patient care coordinator suits me well. I am given the opportunity to make sure that many aspects of the patient’s needs are met while the team and I provide care and compassion. I have the pleasure of ...

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Safe walking practices can boost bone health
 

Your OSOC physician would like to remind you about the benefits of walking this summer. Walking is a simple and affordable way to get in shape, as well as yielding lasting benefits to your bones and joints, which includes slowing the development of arthritis.

Read more about starting a walking program and safety tips here.
You can now pay your bill online at www.OSOC.com 
If you need directions to one of our offices, please click here.  

** Please note that our office is no longer located inside of St. Joseph Mercy Oakland's Medical Office Building.  
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